Oliver Tully

Oliver Tully
Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Master of Environmental Management, 2020

Oliver is pursuing a Master of Environmental Management at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. He is interested in clean energy policy and markets and the role that renewable energy can play in decarbonization strategies. 

Prior to Yale, he spent three years at the Energy Foundation, a philanthropic organization that funds nonprofit advocacy groups working to advance clean energy policies throughout the U.S. While there he provided strategic and programmatic support for several initiatives, including programs around strengthening energy efficiency and reforming utility business models to incentivize clean energy. 

At CBEY, Oliver is part of the Yale Initiative on Sustainable Finance and the Clean Energy Finance Forum. He received his undergraduate degree in History with a minor in Conservation and Resource Studies from UC Berkeley. He is originally from Menlo Park, CA. 

Authored Articles
New flavors of PPA can help new entrants lock in renewable supply.

Power purchase agreements can spur megawatts' worth of energy transition- once more companies learn how to find, operate and improve them. 

What's the Next Phase for PPAs?

One of the world's biggest corporations evolved a form of power purchase agreement that houses risk within a project. A startup down the road has developed ways to streamline procurement and clarify terms for smaller companies. This article, wrapping our series on power purchase agreements' heft and potential, details these...
Solar panels on a building with a boarded window

How Solar Can Expand Its Socioeconomic Reach

Innovative solutions can help solar companies reach the low-to-moderate-income market, according to a report from Vote Solar. According to 2016 Census and data, 44-78 million people in the United States qualify as low-income and/or low-credit. But many of these customers are being left out of the clean energy transition...